PELAKSANAAN PENGAJARAN SECARA DIGITAL DALAM KALANGAN GURU PENDIDIKAN MORAL SEKOLAH MENENGAH LUAR BANDAR SEMASA PANDEMIK
Keywords:COVID-19 Pandemic, Digital Teaching, Digital Technology, Moral Education Teachers, Rural Areas
The outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic since early 2020 has led the government to formulate comprehensive strategies for the sustainability of students education such as the application of digital technology in teaching and learning (PdP). This covers various levels of education to replace conventional delivery methods. Therefore, this study was conducted to identify the problems and effects of the implementation of digital learning in the teaching of Moral Education teachers of rural secondary schools. Qualitative approach was used through semi -structured interview method and document analysis as research instrument a total of three (3) rural high school Moral Education teachers from Lahad Datu district, Sabah were involved in this study. The data obtained from the interviews were analyzed using the ATLAS.ti 8 software. While the data from the documents were analyzed manually to answer the research questions. The findings showed that aspects of technological skills, technological facilities and learning and teaching environment are the problems faced by teachers in rural areas. However, digital teaching also has positive effects on teachers' teaching and negative effects to be improved in the future. Thus, the results of this study may potentially be used as a guide for teachers, policy makers and stakeholders to better understand, re-evaluate and improve the existing education system. This is to ensure that the level of digital literacy of teachers and students in rural areas can be increased in line with the development of the country.